A small h/t to Abbey Roads for posting some saintly wisdom on discouragement which I shall pass on to you here.
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“Don’t give in to discouragement…….
Chances are good that you know someone who is in trouble. Battered by circumstances or weighed down by discouragement, this person you know may feel as if he or she is at wit’s end and may even be asking the question, “Why is God letting this happen to me?” And it may occur to you that the hand of God has placed you in the life of this individual to encourage or help. 797 more words
I brought this up once and I wanted to elaborate on it a bit. I talked to a psycholigist who said, “Typically when I meet an adult who has dealt with depression most of their life, they had an abusive childhood in some way.” I grew up in an abusive home, my father simply didn’t like me. 599 more words
Back in 1985 evangelist, teacher, and leader, John Stott, gave four messages to the staff of the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students in Quito, Ecuador. Thankfully Inter Varsity Press recently published these messages in a 95 page book titled… 253 more words